Type: Public event

The federal judiciary in the 21st century


Jeffrey Minear, Jeffrey Sutton

Date & time

Oct 11, 2022, 4:00-5:30 pm EDT


Hutchins Hall, Honigman Auditorium (Room 100)
625 S. State St., Ann Arbor

Join us for a conversation between Jeffrey Minear, counselor to Chief Justice John Roberts, and the Hon. Jeffrey Sutton, Chief Judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, about the constitutional roles and responsibilities of the U.S. federal courts to American government and its democratic institutions. Mark West, the David A. Breach Dean of Law and Nippon Life Professor of Law, will deliver opening remarks.

Students and members of the Big Ten community will have an opportunity to ask the speakers questions regarding judicial branch governance. Email your questions to Professor Stephanie Newbold ([email protected]) by September 30. You will also have the option to submit a question when registering.

This hybrid event has two viewing options - in-person and live streaming. The in-person portion will take place live at the University of Michigan Law School, Hutchins Hall, Honigman Auditorium, Room 100 (625 S. State St.). Live streaming is also available and the link will be emailed to all registrants on the morning of October 11.


This event is hosted by the University of Michigan Law School and the Big 10 Collaboration: Democracy in the 21st Century, with support from the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy, Democracy & Debate, and Rutgers School of Public Affairs and Administration.